Excerpt: Camera is very pleasing to hold it, to use it, and produces not perfect but pleasing pictures. Great improvement over cx1 regarding dr photos. Now ghosting almost gone in typical shots. What one may regard as advantage others may see it as disadvantage, and here I talk about large number of settings. Number of them perhaps are not very useful. Normally fast setting and quick and good shots but sometimes it takes lot of time to process and get ready for the next one.
Summary: A solid consumer digital cam for the everyday user. Reliable image quality. A not-too-bad night performance as long as you play around with the functions, get the right settings, and have a really steady hand or tripod. The CX2 has several fun functions like the mini mode which adds sparks of creativity to casual phototaking. I particularly enjoyed using the manual focus to sharpen/blur objects/people in shots to create a depth of field effect.
Pros: A large-sized and very good 3" LCD with 2x more dots than other major brands; Great vivid colors; Lots of functions to play around for control freaks; Able to take fantastic artsy shots with the various modes available; Enlarged view function in manual focus; Quick start-up and accessible functions; An amazing 5fps; Solid body with reassuring handling and grip; Minimalist design giving it an understated look; 10x zoom is great, but use a tripod or snap in well-lit env...
Cons: Night-shots not as good as other cams using a CCD sensor (CX2 uses a CMOS).